Grateful Dead Live at Ventura County Fairgrounds on 1982-07-17
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- Live concert
- Grateful Dead
- DeadLists Project
Senn 421's>MC>DAT>CDR; Believed to be Jim Wise recordings; Seeded to etree by Willy
- 2004-06-16 14:31:51
- Senn 421's>MC>DAT>CDR
- Ventura, CA
- Taped by
- Jim Wise?
Subject: First time at a Dead Show and Wow
We counted our meager resources and decided to go for it. I had $187 for the entire summer May to August. Best experience of the entire trip was about to go down, and I had no idea. My first Dead Show, on the Pacific, I remember the sun in the sky over the ocean right next to Jerry. I remember the dancers, the tunes were amazing, and it was my first experience with shrooms, or anything psychedelic. Now, that was a good time. I thought: these Dead Heads are pretty cool, nothing but peace and good vibes. I can dig this.
That night at the camp on the beach, some bald dude with a lone accoustic kept at least a hundred people hanging cool and blowing J's around a bonfire. I'll never forget that, or the sand blowing. A highlight of my entire life, best part of the trip, for sure.
I have never been back to California from the east. Got married, had kids, worked my ass off, and still working it off. I have promised myself to return to Ventura some day. Thank you for letting me hear that music again, after 31 years.
Subject: A Funny Show
Subject: Show was great till end
Subject: Falls apart as it goes on
Subject: very nice
Subject: Sweeeeeeeeet !!!
stellar first set closer w/truckin'
great post drums w/raspy bobby voice
Subject: Great quality
They have a little bit of trouble trying to finish up the 1st set with Truckin, and it's interesting to listen to them try and finish the song. They couldn't quite do it like they did on the Nov 77 show when they used it as a show closer. but this is still prime time dead. It doesn't get much better then summer '82.
Subject: My 1st California Dead Show
Opened with a Rockin' Bertha>Greatest Story. Killer Tennesee Jed>Truckin' to end the first set. 2nd Set Estimated Prophet on the Burnin Shore.
Sweet It's All Over Now Baby Blue Encore.
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